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How should a community respond when an elected official admits to racism and asks for another chance?

Tuesday night, during Ypsilanti’s City Council meeting, Mayor Beth Bashert, when discussing the re-appointment of Ka’Ron Gaines as a City Human Relations Commissioner, said the following. “Since I will be crucified if I vote against any black person on any commission, I’m going to vote yes,” she said. And, with that, yet another political career […]

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Trump’s unilateral decision to pull out of Syria sends Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for the door

Today, in the wake of Donald Trump’s surprise decision to pull American troops out of Syria without first consulting either our allies, or our military leaders in the field, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis submitted his letter of resignation, making the revered General the most recent in a long line of people to either walk away […]

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As Mueller pushes to revoke Manafort’s bail, Trump is coming unglued

Yesterday, the President’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, speculated that, had he wanted to, Trump could have shot FBI Director James Comey to death instead of firing him, and not faced any legal consequences, at least so long as he stayed in office. Then, this morning, Trump took things a step further on Twitter, stating that, should […]

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